ARMED GROUP ‘PLOTTING’ TO TAKE DOWN GOVT

AN armed group is reportedly “plotting’ to take down the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, it was revealed Thursday. The group consists of individuals largely from Malaita and Guadalcanal and are fully armed, sources within told Solomon Star on Thursday.  “You should see what they have. You will be…

Kukum Clinic re-opens 

Kukum Clinic has been officially reopened by the Deputy City Mayor after a major renovation works that started last year. The reopening of the Kukum Clinic was witnessed by HCC Councilors, Chairman for Health, Director Health of Honiara City, Director of Nursing, Director Works and staff of Kukum Clinic.  Speaking during the reopening, Honiara City Council…

Extra marital affair attack sends woman to Jail

 A MOTHER of five has been sentenced to seven months in prison yesterday for assaulting her cousin sister who had an extra marital affair with her husband. Hana Mangale, 39, had pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful wounding during a court circuit in Yandina in Russell Islands, Central Islands Province recently. Principal Magistrate Leonard…

Coast U19 registers first win

CENTRAL Coast FC has registered their first three points of the U19 Telekom S-league (TSL) preseason competition which kicked-off on Wednesday. Coast finished off with a 4-0 win against Kula FC at Lawson Tama. Coast took a 1-0 lead in the first half before extending their lead with three more unanswered goals in the second…

Futsal is alive in Malaita 

Futsal is alive in Malaita Province despite the fact that the country is not organising a regular Futsal competition leagues for both men and women this year.  In the first quarter of this year, Malaita Football Association (MFA) with the help of Futsal lovers in Auki teamed up and organized a Men’s Futsal League commonly…

MOI hosts CRB artificial breeding sites 

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has established artificial breeding sites (ABS) for the management of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) at Luaniua Island in Malaita Outer Island (MOI). Establishment of the artificial sites were conducted on 18th June 2021 by a team of two officers Wilson Ninivai, Chief Field Officer (CFO) from the Extension…

Credit Corp repossess ships

THE Credit Corporation has repossessed two passenger and cargo vessels – the MV KIDRON and MV KAFE – a further sign of the worsening impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. Both inter-island boats were once owned and operated by former Member of Parliament (MP) for East Fataleka Steve Abana. Credit Corporation Asset Management Officer…